Hunting seasons and regulations Find out how and when to hunt legally in Washington State. Summary of hunting seasons Season summaries for hunting throughout Washington State. WDFW Hunt Regulations Webmap Explore hunting regulations data with this browser-based web app. Big Game See rules for hunting deer, elk, black bear, cougar, mountain goat, and more. Migratory Waterfowl and Upland Game Rules for hunting duck, goose, pheasant, quail, cottontail and snowshoe hare, and more. Spring Turkey Rules pamphlet for hunting April-May for Merriam’s Turkey, Rio Grande Turkey, and eastern Turkey. Trapping Rules, seasons and reporting requirements for trapping beaver, bobcat, marten, mink, raccoon, and more. Reporting your harvest All hunters are required to submit a hunter report, even if they didn't hunt. Falconry Falconry is the art of training raptors to hunt small game and birds in cooperation with a human. Hunting season-setting and rulemaking View and comment on hunting rulemaking proposals. Hunting licenses Ready to head into the field? Find the hunting license that's right for you.